Liz Taylor (Part 1): Listening Practice 4 (biography)

By | April 20, 2015

The following questions are based on the life story of Elizabeth Taylor, who is known as a famous film star and one of the most beautiful women in the world. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Elizabeth Taylor (part 1)

1. How old was Liz Taylor when her parents moved to the United States?
A. 4 years old
B. 5 years old
C. 6 years old
D. 7 years old
E. 8 years old

2. We know from the story that Liz Taylor’s parents were … .
A. European
B. American
C. English
D. British
E. Italian

3. How old was she when she played in her first movie?
A. 6 years old
B. 7 years old
C. 8 years old
D. 9 years old
E. 10 years old

4. We know from the story that Liz Taylor became famous and made her way to stardom in … .
A. 1967
B. 1950
C. 1944
D. 1935
E. 1940

5. What was Liz Taylor’s role that made her a star?
A. a village girl
B. an uptown girl
C. a downtown girl
D. an umbrella girl
E. a promotion girl

6. Compared to other child actors or actresses, Liz Taylor was more successful in that she … .
A. was paid more money than any other child actors
B. played children, teenagers, and adults easily
C. started her career very early when she was only ten
D. played more family movies than any other child actors
E. was born into upper class American parents

7. In what kind of movies did she play roles in the 1940s?
A. romantic movies
B. action movies
C. movies about families
D. movies about adventure
E. horror movies

8. How long did her first marrriage last?
A. 5 years
B. 4 years
C. 3 years
D. 2 years
E. 1 year

9. Liz Taylor openly admitted after her first divorce that she was emotionally … .
A. stable
B. mature
C. moody
D. immature
E. unstable

10. People were shocked when she was married to … .
A. Eddie Fisher
B. Debby Reynolds
C. Conrad Hilton
D. Michael Wilding
E. Mike Todd

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